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Widely recorded from the North Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Records from Japan are tentatively referred to Aroui onagawae (Sekiguchi & Yamaguchi, 1983).

North Atlantic Ocean. Denmark: near Horns Revs Lighthouse (Stephensen 1923b); the eastern Skagerrak (Stephensen 1923b); north of Skagen (Enequist 1949). France: Fosse de Capbretton (Norman 1900); Bay of Biscay (Chevreux 1903); off Roscoff (Dauvin 1988, Dauvin et al. 1994); Cap-Ferrat Canyon (Dauvin and Sorbe 1996). Guinea-Bissau: (Mateus and Mateus 1986). Ireland: Off the Skelligs, Co. Kerry; Ballycotton, Co. Cork (Walker 1898) (as Callisoma kröyeri); off south-west Ireland (Norman 1900); Dundrum-Dublin coast (Massey 1912); Galway Bay (McGrath 1981); Malahide; off Tuskar Rock; Hook Head; off Dunmore East; off Achill Head (Costello et al. 1989). Norway: Beian, Trondheimsfjord (G.O. Sars 1890) (as Callisoma Kröyeri); Raudeberg, Trondheimsfjord (Norman 1895); Finnmark (Bruzelius 1859) (as Anonyx Kröyeri); off the Aas Fjord; Strind Fjord; Gulosen; near Byberget, Trondheim region (Enequist 1949); Ålesund; north-west of Bergen; south-west of Haugesund; Skarnsyndet; Kjelvik (Oldevig 1959); Raunefjorden (Mattson 1981); Masfjorden (Kaartvedt 1989); Norwegian Shelf area (Buhl-Mortensen 1996); the Skagerrak (Miskov-Nodland et al. 1999). Portugal: off Aveiro (Andres et al. 1992, Cunha et al. 1997); south of Olhão (Castro et al. 2005). Sweden: Bohuslän (Bruzelius 1859) (as Anonyx Kröyeri); Gullmar Fjord, Bohuslän (Enequist 1949, Oldevig 1959, Buhl-Jensen and Fosså 1991); west of Hållo (Enequist 1949); Löken, Gåsö Ränn; west of Nidingen (Oldevig 1959). United Kingdom: Firth of Forth (Metzger 1875) (as Callisoma Kröyeri); Banff; Firth of Clyde; Firth of Forth; Inverary; Northumberland coast; Polperro, Cornwall; Seaham, Co. Durham; Shetland Islands; Sleat Sound (Norman 1900); Devon (Plymouth Marine Fauna 1931); off Dartmouth; east of the Orkney Islands (Chevreux 1935); Strangford Lough, Co. Down; off Donaghadee, Co. Down (Williams 1954); off Blyth, Northumberland (Bossanyi 1957); Clyde Area (Sanderson 1973, Moore 1984, Bergmann et al. 2002); near Assynt (Sanderson 1973); Anglesey (Ramsay et al. 1997).

Mediterranean Sea. Algeria: Annaba (Chevreux 1911). Croatia: Hvar (Heller 1866); Rovinj (Krapp-Schickel and Zavodnik 1996). France: ?Nice (Wrzesniowski 1874) (as Callisoma branickii); Calvi, Corsica (Chevreux 1903); Cap d’Ail (Monod 1923); Bonifacio, Corsica (Chevreux 1927); Canyon de Planier (Ledoyer 1977, Kaim-Malka 2003); south-east of Planier, north of Ratonneau; south of Île des Embiez (Ledoyer 1977); Banyuls-sur-Mer (Diviacco and Ruffo 1989); off Marseille (Ledoyer 1977, Kaim-Malka 2003). Greece: Cretan Sea; Rhodes Basin (Jones et al. 2003). Italy: Gulf of Naples (Costa 1851, 1857, Della Valle 1893, Cecchini 1928, Cecchini and Parenzan 1935); Monte Cristo Island (Chevreux 1895); Cagliari (Stroobants 1976); Ancona; Venice (Diviacco and Ruffo 1989). Slovenia: Piran (Heller 1866). Spain: Catalan slope (Cartes and Sorbe 1999); Balearic Islands (Cartes et al. 2003; Madurell et al. 2008). Tunisia: Between La Galite and Cap Serrat (Chevreux 1911).


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Source: Zoosystematics and Evolution

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